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The 500 and 600 blocks of West Bay Drive have been empty for about 18 months as an ambitious project to construct a mixed-use development has foundered over lack of financing. After a long search, the developer has now found an investor in a new project that could include as many as 300 apartments.

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LARGO — After more than a year of work and research, city leaders decided they won’t follow the same path as Hillsborough and Pasco counties, which recently banned the retail sale of dogs and cats.

City commissions and councils around Pinellas County met for the first time since the Nov. 3 general election this past week, and some new faces made their first appearance with their respective boards. 

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BELLEAIR — The permanent closing of Poinsettia Road to vehicle traffic at the Pinellas Trail — if it eventually happens — could lead to lawsuits from neighboring Largo, which just completed its own road work that connects to Belleair, Town Manager JP Murphy said.

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LARGO — In the race for City Commission seat 3, challenger Eric Gerard says Largo needs to take a more aggressive role in being a leader in Pinellas County. Incumbent Curtis Holmes says the results from his leadership speak for themselves. Voters will decide Nov. 3 which message resonates more.

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LARGO — Residents are going to notice their sewer bills go up each of the next three years after city commissioners voted 6-1 to approve a series of rate hikes Sept. 1.

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Opponents of two major Pinellas County golf-course redevelopment projects are rejoicing this month, with plans for roughly a thousand homes and other amenities on the expanses of the former Tides Golf Club and the Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club both being withdrawn.

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"Life is winning." That's the message Vice President Mike Pence sounded Wednesday afternoon while speaking to members of the Susan B. Anthony List, a national pro-life group, at Starkey Road Baptist Church in Largo.

LARGO — The good news for Largo residents is that city leaders decided July 21 to not increase the property tax rate for fiscal year 2021. The bad news is that, thanks to an 8.19% increase in the city’s total taxable property values, property owners will still end up paying more taxes.

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LARGO — Ever since the death of George Floyd and the ensuing protests, calls have grown louder to shift funding from police departments to social service programs that offer help to those in need. Safely helping people with mental health problems has been one of the biggest needs in Pinellas…

U.S. Army soldiers honored Spc. Nick Bravo Regules on June 29 during a memorial service in Jordan. Regules, a 20-year-old Largo native, died June 23 in a noncombat-related incident in Jordan.

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